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'Reloaded' to feature Burnaby professional boxer Artem Lypko

Six pro fights on tap at Burnaby's Grand Villa Casino this Saturday (July 16).
'Reloaded' at the Grand Villa Casino on July 16, 2022, will feature Burnaby boxer Artem Lypko.

Fight night is set for Saturday night in Burnaby. 

Empire Boxing Enterprises will be hosting its event 'Reloaded' on July 16 at the Grand Villa Casino, featuring six featured fights with boxers from B.C., Alberta and Ontario. 

"Empire is excited to showcase the next generation of pro boxers that Canada has to offer and to help build the boxing eco-system here," Empire Boxing Enterprises co-founder Dan Norman said in a news release.

"We want to provide a path and platform for amateurs who are looking to go pro and help young pros build their records, in a supportive fashion, through high level events.”

The following six bouts are scheduled for Saturday night: 

  • Main event
    • Buneet Bisla (Surrey, B.C.) vs. Javon Blackstock (Kingston, Ont.) in light heavyweight
  • Co-main event
    • Rhett Gibbons (North Vancouver, B.C.) vs. Thad Buntsma (Oshawa, Ont.) in super welterweight
  • Bout four
    • Michael Viloria (Surrey, B.C.) vs. Shawn Archer (Quesnel, B.C.) in welterweight
  • Bout three
    • Artem Lypko (Burnaby, B.C.) vs. Olicer Tshitumbi (Calgary, A.B.) in light heavyweight
  • Bout two
    • Lev Jackson (East Vancouver, B.C.) vs. Herman Cheuk (Richmond, B.C.) in lightweight
    • Terrence Viloria (Surrey, B.C.) vs. Qadir Noorzai (Vancouver, B.C.) in super lightweight

"Empire Boxing is a great combination of a start-up with experienced founders who are seeking ways to maintain the integrity of a traditional industry yet shake-up how it is delivered to fans through the use of technology," adds Matt Hoffar, partner at Empire Boxing.

"Empire’s partnerships with JefeBet, Wincast and Snipitz CDI, are just a few examples of technology partnerships they are building to interact with their fans and provide a unique viewing experience.”

Minimal tickets remain available online and range from $62.34 to $151.45. 

Those unable to attend also watch via Pay-Per-View with prices ranging from $28.90 to $56.75.